Leith Anderson, Tim Pawlenty's pastor for nearly three decades, is retiring.Leith Anderson, the influential head of the National Association of Evangelicals who counts Tim Pawlenty among his 5,000 parishioners, is retiring from his leadership position with Eden Prairie's Wooddale Church.
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Tim and Mary Pawlenty on the Christian Broadcasting Network earlier this year.All his tack-to-the-hard right rhetoric with right wing Christian TV and radio shows is paying off. In the battle for God - or a conservative evangelical God anyway -- Tim Pawlenty appears to have the upper hand. L ... More >>
Marcus Bachmann, looking quite deferential.The Iowa caucuses are still three months away, we're about to enter the summer doldrums when nobody gives a damn about politics, and yet here we are with the nation's two largest newsweeklies foisting pablum on us in the form of softball "profiles" o ... More >>
Leith Anderson, friend of the White House.Leith Anderson is Tim and Mary Pawlenty's pastor at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie. He's head of the National Association of Evangelicals. And now he's been named to President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnershi ... More >>
Leith Anderson, Tim Pawlenty's pastorThe Rev. Leith Anderson, pastor at Wooddale Church in Edina -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty's church -- and president of the National Association of Evangelicals, is part of a growing movement among Christian conservatives criticizing Arizona's new and controversial ... More >>
Is Tim Pawlenty the George W. Bush of the 2012 presidential election cycle, thanks to his ties to conservative Christian evangelical churches?
Not compared to the way Bush wore his born-again faith on his shirtsleeve in front of any and all audiences, and conflated his faith with patriotism ... More >>